Address: 2, Tsereteli Ave.
Postal Code: 0112
Phone: +995 (32) 250 50 04
The Ticket Office: +995 (32) 218 26 27; +995 (32) 218 27 26
Fax: +995 (32) 2507983
Architect: Gia Kurdiani, Archil Kurdiani
Capacity: 54 139
Facts: Opened -1936; Reconstruction -1976; Renewed - 2006; Dinamo Arena – Named after Boris Paitchadze Stadium - 2011.
Dinamo Arena | Rules and Regulations
The following is prohibited inside the venue:
1. To be in possession of any of the following items:
- Weapons of any kind.
- Glass and metal containers of any kind (bottles, cans, etc).
- Banners and flags that are larger than 2m x 1.5m in size.
- Megaphones or gas horns.
- All kinds of pyrotechnics and other flammable materials.
- Laser devices.
- Any other object which may pose a safety hazard to spectators or event participants.
2. To stand on the seats.
3. To use banners, clothes or other accessories that have political, discriminatory or offensive content.
4. To enter the field of play (the pitch or the running track).
5. To bring unauthorised advertising or commercial items into the stadium, or to attempt to sell unauthorised goods.
6. To conduct unauthorised televised or radio broadcasting.
7. To block entrances and exits, stairs, or any other pedestrian access routes.
8. To be inside the stadium whilst intoxicated.
9. To occupy any seat other than the one stated on the ticket.
10. To refuse to produce the ticket if requested by a steward or a law enforcement agent.
11. Throwing anything on competition ground (field, running tracks)
Abrogation of above mentioned demands will be finished with the arrest of disturber and taking measures established by Georgian legislation. Among them in case fining the third person (Georgian Football Federation or/and other person) because of the accused he will be obliged to pay compensation.
The above mentioned regulations are renewable and might be corrected.
Dinamo Arena - History
Construction of the stadium started in autumn 1929 although the project was soon suspended. The Construction was renewed in 1933 (chief architect-Archil Kurdiani). Finally it finished on October 12, 1935 and envisaged 23 000 spectators.
In 1960-1962 the stadium was reconstructed (architect-Archil Kurdiani) and the number of spectators increased to 36 000. After reconstruction the stadium was officially opened on July 27, 1962. Dinamo Tbilisi hosted FC Dinamo Leningrad in Soviet championship XIII round and defeated it with minimal score 1:0. (Pereturin scored auto-goal).
In 1969-1976 Dinamo Arena was reconstructed again (architects-Archil Kurdiani and Gia Kurdiani, constructor-Shalva Gazashvili). Interface of the stadium has changed and number of subscribers increased to 78 000. During reconstruction period FC Dinamo Tbilisi played home matches at Locomotive stadium. On September 19, 1976the stadium was officially opened with 1/16 final match of Cup Winners’ Cup. Dinamo Tbilisi hosted Welsh Cardiff and defeated to with the score 3:0. (Gutsaev, Kipiani and Kanteladze scored in this match).
The final reconstruction of the stadium was held in 2006 (architects-Gia Kurdiani and Archil Kurdiani Junior) and number of spectators was changed to 55 000. The stadium was opened with European championship qualifying match. On September 6, 2006 Georgian national team hosted French national team and was defeated with the score 3:0. In 2012 the turf of Dinamo Arena was changed. Energy and irrigation systems were also fully rehabilitated. The new lighting was made that satisfies demands of high standards. VIP box has fully changed and fixed according to UEFA standards.
Official name of the stadium:
1935 - 1936 Dinamo Stadium
1937 - 1953 Beria Dinamo Stadium
1954 - 1968 Dinamo Stadium
1976 - 1990 Lenin Dinamo Stadium
1990 - 2011 Boris Paitchadze National Stadium
From 2011 - Boris Paitchadze Dinamo Arena
The maximal number of spectators at Dinamo Arena was recorded on October 3, 1979. 110 000 spectators attended UEFA Champions League 1/16 final match in which Dinamo Tbilisi hosted FC Liverpool. The match finished with the victory of our team-3:0. Gutsaev, Shengelia and Chivadze scored.